Average yearly salary in Taiwan rises to NT$641,000 despite pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A survey by Taiwan's top job hunting website has found that the average annual salary increased to NT$641,000 (US$22,400) as Taiwan was able to quickly contain the Wuh...

95% of Taiwanese want to be their own boss: Survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — According to a new poll, 95 percent of Taiwanese have an interest in starting their own business amid the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic. An overwhelming ...

Chinese hackers steal data of nearly half of Taiwan's workforce

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese hackers allegedly stole personal data from millions of users of popular job sites in Taiwan and began selling the information on the dark web over the Mid-Autumn F...

Close to 90% of Taiwanese university students seeking part-time jobs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Close to 90 percent of university students in Taiwan said they are planning to take on part-time jobs in the fall to ease financial burdens inflicted by the ongoing corona...

Only 40% of Taiwan's recent grads landing full-time jobs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Only 40.9 percent of recent graduates in Taiwan have secured a full-time job, and 70.4 percent of them live from paycheck to paycheck, according to a survey published by t...

Nearly 70% salary workers in Taiwan say jobs unrelated to skills

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nearly 70 percent of salaried employees in Taiwan say their jobs are unrelated to their skill sets and data indicates they are paid significantly less than those who are a...

Taiwan students struggle to find summer jobs: survey

Students in Taiwan are having trouble finding summer jobs in an economy that has been affected by the COVID-19 outbreak, according to the results of a survey released Friday (July 10). The "20...

New Taiwan graduates average 6 percent job acceptance rate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taiwan graduates have just a 6 percent acceptance rate when applying for their first job, while most companies spend less than 18 minutes on average to determine wheth...

8% of Taiwanese women do not return to work after parental leave, data shows

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Mother's Day nears in Taiwan, a local women's group is pointing out that discrimination against working mothers is still very real, with 8 percent of women in t...

Google digital training program in Taiwan to benefit 8,000 people

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Google is launching a program in Taiwan that will offer digital study resources likely to benefit 8,000 students and job seekers before the end of the year, reports said W...

Leading job bank in Taiwan sees drop in labor demand amid coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A leading job bank in Taiwan has reported the lowest number of employment opportunities in four years amid the toll the Wuhan virus (COVID-19) pandemic has taken on the co...

"We love you NHS": UK health service gears up for virus peak

LONDON (AP) — Dr. Nishant Joshi is on the front line of the coronavirus pandemic — and he's angry. The emergency medicine specialist says he risks his life every time he walks into ...

Wuhan virus drives Taiwanese workers away from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Wuhan cornoavirus outbreak has dampened Taiwanese workers’ aspirations to pursue a career in China, according to a recent study by Taiwan-based 104 Job Bank. ...

Nearly 90% of Taiwanese wish to work overseas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nearly 90 percent of salary employees in Taiwan wish to work aboard after Lunar New Year, the highest since 2014, according to a survey by online job bank yes123. Aroun...

Taiwan's Hiring outlook improves for Q1 2020: survey

The hiring outlook among local businesses improved for the first quarter of next year, according to the 1111 online job bank, as more and more Taiwanese companies operating overseas are investing at h...